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Hetherington Downs - A quiet private place to stay

SuperhostHuntly, Waikato, New Zealand
Entire guesthouse hosted by Jose` &  Neil
3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
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Jose` and Neil welcome you to Hetherington Downs, their quiet 42 acre North Waikato rural property, set well away from the road, and with magnificent views over Lake Waahi and beyond.
It has a detached, 10m x 3m self contained cabin, with a 10m x 3m deck.
It is very suitable for a couple, but also has a pull out double sofa bed for your use if required.
The cabin was new in June 2017, and has only recently been set up for guests.

The space
We are centrally located between the cities of Hamilton and Auckland, and have the towns of Huntly and Te Kauwhata nearby.
Auckland International Airport is 1 hour drive by car, depending on traffic flows in Auckland.
Raglan is also handy, a nice drive and a great place to visit.
In the cabin, the kitchen contains all the necessities, pots, electric frying pan, hot plates, oven, fridge/freezer and all required crockery and cutlery. There are also a few essentials, milk, tea, coffee, sugar, salt/pepper and cooking oil. You have Huntly Countdown supermarket only a 6 minute drive away for any further food requirements.
We can supply continental breakfast, if requested, for an extra cost of $10/person. Please message us 24 hours before check-in if you require breakfast.
A washing machine is available in the cabin for your private use also ( own washing powder required).
Our cabin is just over 2.5 km from the Te Araroa trail so could be a comfortable bed for a night out of the tent. You can arrange to be picked up, and dropped off again the next day, back on the trail, if we receive suitable notice.
You are most welcome to walk around our small farm. There is a map showing all boundaries etc enclosed in the House Manual in the cabin. Please adhere to all usual Health and Safety rules which apply to all working farms.
If you are interested in a longer term stay, we ask that you come out to view the cabin before booking, to see that it will be suitable for all your needs.
It is a quiet space to get away from devices, and as such, no TV or Wifi is provided.

Guest access
Full access to cabin, deck and surrounds.

Other things to note
Please do not enter tractor shed/workshop, and assume any wire fences around property are electric at all times!
Jose` and Neil welcome you to Hetherington Downs, their quiet 42 acre North Waikato rural property, set well away from the road, and with magnificent views over Lake Waahi and beyond.
It has a detached, 10m x 3m self contained cabin, with a 10m x 3m deck.
It is very suitable for a couple, but also has a pull out double sofa bed for your use if required.
The cabin was new in June 2017, and has only re…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Central air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Iron
Kitchen
Fire extinguisher
Dedicated workspace
Smoke alarm
Private entrance
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand

With the motorsport hubs of Hampton Downs, Huntly Speedway & Meremere Dragway nearby, and watersports at Lake Puketirini, there are many options for your entertainment.
The Base shopping centre in Te Rapa is less than 30 minutes south.
There are also great sports venues in Hamilton for cricket and rugby.
You have a large variety of fast food outlets in Huntly, and the Rangiriri Hotel in Rangiriri and the Essex Arms in Huntly both provide great meals.
With the motorsport hubs of Hampton Downs, Huntly Speedway & Meremere Dragway nearby, and watersports at Lake Puketirini, there are many options for your entertainment.
The Base shopping centre in Te Rapa…

Hosted by Jose` & Neil

Joined in May 2016
  • 31 Reviews
  • Superhost
We purchased this 42 acre rural property in Hetherington Road, Huntly in June 2007. We recently had our new house built, and moved into this house in January 2019. On 31/05/2019 we ended the dairy farming job after 19 years 50/50% sharemilking on a 360 acre property, 10 km from here. We are now fully committed to this property and have converted our cabin, which was previously our workers accommodation, into this Airbnb accommodation. Jose` is continuing her self employed job gardening various properties around the Huntly/Te Kauwhata area.
We purchased this 42 acre rural property in Hetherington Road, Huntly in June 2007. We recently had our new house built, and moved into this house in January 2019. On 31/05/2019 we…
During your stay
We respect your privacy, and with the cabin over 100m from our home, you can expect a quiet peaceful stay. We can be contacted quickly if required.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Cancellation policy